Mount Tate

mountain in Toyama Prefecture, Japan

Mount Tate[1] is a mountain in the Mt. Tate range of the northern Hida Mountains (the north Alps). It is in the southeastern area of Toyama Prefecture. It is a general term for three peaks, Mt.O (altitude 3,003 m), Mt. Onanji (altitude 3,015 m), and Fujinooritate (altitude 2,999 m).

Mount Tate and Mikuri Pond

It is one of the mountains of Chūbu-Sangaku National Park with the dominant peak of the Tateyama mountain range. The Park was made on December 4, 1934.[2]

It ranks with Mt. Tsurugi. They are some of the few mountains which have an existing glacier in Japan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Mt.Tate
  2. "Chūbu-Sangaku National Park". Ministry of the Environment (Japan). Archived from the original on July 22, 2012. Retrieved January 28, 2011.